Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 1, Season 4

Friday, September 20th, 2013

Partnership & Possibilities – Episode 1, Season 4

Partnership & Possibilities: A Podcast on Leadership in Organizations
EPISODE 1: BE HUMAN

I think that we have a culture, right now, a business culture, a larger social culture that has so much rigidity around scarcity and fearfulness and a lot of the negative parts of being human and we’re not very much focusing on the positive parts of being human … All of us, men, women, everybody can get better at how we interact with each other at work that opens up possibilities and potential for everyone.


Running time 33:29

If you have read Lean In, what did you think about it? Did it resonate with you? We look forward to continuing this conversation.

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Summary
[Intro] Continuing the discussion about Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg.
[02:35] Dispelling the criticism of Lean In and bringing to light gender equality issues.
[04:59] Unless the whole system moves, then we’re still not going to be where we could be.
[8:56] How do you make a difference if you are not high up the ladder?
[12:15] Impact of culture on our behaviors in the workplace.
[15:48] Organizations can lead the change by providing flexible workplaces
[20:42] Can organizations be effective with limited face time?
[24:25] Being human in the workplace.

Resources
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Picture Credit: Bre Pettis

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